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SOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
SOLD. A cyclist was riding through a city at a rapid rate, when he was stopped by a policeman, who asked for his name and addresa. 'The cyclist presented his card ilan rode on. The policeman chuckled at. the thought of the catch he had lmade but his dismay may . he . imagincl when on looking it the card lie reand: U. t. -Requested, 2, Mind Your Own, Bnusiness.
SMALL FOOTHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
SMALL FOOTHIO-Ul. The moving-picture lecturer moulnt ed the platform and waved hIli matgn phone. "And now, ladies and gentlemi'en," he annolnced, in lold tones, " you see the dark angry waves tulrgi?nt higher and higher. Even the small pinnacle that the beautiful heroine was standing on has been swept. awpy. Now-" "l-Told on, Bill !" wtlisperrdL -ite aa elstant. "D)e gal can't stand on itn thing. What is she standing on any way ?" For ia moment the smlooth-tongued lecturer was nonplussed. 'rhen llick ly recovering his comliosure he con tinuedl : "Alth, yes, Indies and gentlemen, the beautiful hcroino is now standing on her dignity."
NOT ON A LONE TRAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
NU' ON A LONEI TrtAll. 1y half-past ten the cashier at a certain establishment was seized with influenzla,_ iti n.dcetarted-tiI- his hom t. At 11 n.m. the -lookkeepcr gasped, collapsed, and also retired. For a. time hubsiness wa ably con ducte1 by tile greatly reduced staff , but at 11.30 tile ledger-keeper al nounced that he must go and put hiis feet in hot water, or the consequen cea would be seriolus. He was duly giveln permission ; n hil at 1' p.m. three of the clerks were taken ill. 'They attributed the nttack to some fish of which they had par taken lat breakfu t. Left alone, the manager aRln the of lice-boy gamely struggled to cope with tile work ; but presently the forner rose, andi putl on his htilt with an air of great determination. "Willlirnm," lie remarked, "I thlnk you and I hurd better go to the ric kit match, too I" And they went. Ned : ")o you think Swlpler is a tan that would take i joke pleasant ly ?" Ted i "1)o 1 You ought to see the eheerful ince with which hie ...
Copyright. SQUIRE JOHN. A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. PART 5. CHAPTER IX. THE RACE ACROSS THE OCEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
Copyright SQUIRE JOHN. - +- a A NARRATIVE OF STIRRING ADVENTURE. ©By George St. Iathborne, Author of "Doctor Jack," "A Son of Mara," "TiThe Man from Dearver," etc. IPA UT b. CHAPTE"rtl IX. TlEK IHAC(' ACROSS TIliI OCElAN. 1 Thoere is delay on the road, and wt-en the train drlaws near Liverpool the hour pet for the sailing of the C Teuntonic is pst ; but Jack smiles h grinly-J-ck who knows that a late mail front Iondon will reach iHoly- c head, cross the Irish Sea to Dublin, n and arrive at Quccnstown in time to connect with the ocean greyhound tile following mnorniell, nud it is his. in tention to be in that same Irish can- t lion bhll train. Having scveral hours to spare in t Liverpool, Travers dines, purcha:ss a watch tio take tihe place of tie Rne t chronometer which fell into the hands t i of the Tronlate refliails, and addi s C Ithelr things to his li-&lt;t. This time, c. realiziog that in tile u ar future Ire may EInd himself among lawless ele - ( ments in Cubnhn, e co...
NO JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
The jike-writer sihed as he vat in his den , his brain-box was wears anti dull. Hle wanted a theltle, but his brains were on strike. (I'm a joke smith myself, so I know what. it's like when you haven't at thotlght in your skull !) He struggled with puns, and lie pIondered o'er themes that were an clent when Noah built his ark. The words wouldn't fit, and ideas lailed to come. Can you wonder that. "Gibert the Second" was glum ? HIis mind was like "When it was fork." Toblacco's a soother. lie reachedt for his piper. and strove to lind jo?kes illt the smoke. Alas ! 'twas in vain, and his spirit was cowed. -IHe wept tears of woer and lie shoulted nloltd, "Oih, I want an idea for it joke." IHis wife popped her head In the room and remarked, "Conie nllt., George; you talk through your hntt. for while you've been playing your joke-writing tricks the bailiffs haven been and removed all our sticks. Can't you make a fine joke out of that ?"
A SCIENTIFIC DETECTIVE STORY. HOW DR. FRECON USED SCIENTIFIC COMMON SENSE TO CATCH THE OLD COLLECTOR'S VALET WHO STOLE ANCIENT ROMAN COINS WORTH £10,000. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
A SCIENTIWIC DETECTIVE STORY. -+---- HOW DR. FRECON USED SCIENTI FIG COMMON SENSE TO CATCH TIHE OLD COLLECTOR'S VAtI,'T W,-10 STOLE ANCIENT IIOMAN COINS WORTH 010,000. Rene Valines, an old collector of ancient coins, lived alone with his valet and housekeeper, in Marseillen. Tie couple were married, and had leen with him for years, and had one child. One morning M. Vnlines found a drawer of his coin cabinet broken open and rare and ancient Roman gohl coins stolen. Thie pices were north £10,000. One of the windows leading from the balcony to the old mnn's study ohere the coins were kept, had been removed. The pane had been cut away with a diamond, and this cir cumstance, as well as the fact. that 'he cabinet lnhad been broken open, nade tile police believe that a bur lnary had been committed. Both the vealt and his wife knew where the col lector kelpt his keys, and had beene trusted by Id. Valines with his coins enny times. It. happenel that Professor Frecon, noe of the most distingu...
DENSLEY & JOHNSTON'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
D1:SLEY:1Y-JOtIu STOUM'S ItLPOUT At Newoinarkt--n Tuesday Messrs Densloy nard hnohTut n sold-- at Shlop wotheors: 180 crosscd wcthors, Motro. politan Varm, at - 1 ; 1 orossbred, comebaco.k Iantd WVll.3l'Pherson, Wyan gario; 103 mnorino Vi. A. Hall, tilno's Bridgo at 17/11; 31 crossbroda \V. J. Androw, tailaln; 1 tlorino, J. George, at 12/11. Ewos. 238 crossbred , Mrs. Collie, Poowong at 10/8; 1811 meorino,. WV. A, Bon, Wappan,. Ionnio Ddon, to 1:/2 avg 12/8; 110 orossbred, comeback: ntd tnorino, S. I1. Prowe, juln, Protty Pino. h.S.\V. to 18/1 rn 10/5 ; 608 eross brod, comeback and merino, W. J. Troup to 18/ avg 12/8 ; 2 crossbred from Rock bonk; 1 crossbred, Win. It'Pherson ?,l croslbred W. J, Antdrew, Hallan ; 1 morino 11. R. Ihtboelson ; 1 merino, lHarrison lros, TarIolr; 1 crosabret?from tho Torrick's at .?1 1 crossbred,. F. Johlnson, eoranot Eot at 15/8; 1 cros-. bred John Ball atl8/. Fat mlans : 110 P. Johnson to 17/0 t( 14/8 ; 63 T. A. aTll, to ]O/1.ovg 14/.1 .0 W. .. '?roup ...
CORIO ELECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
?orio Was. one of the 'ictorian eleotorates that last Aloction went over to Labour. The defeat of Liberal jgrc in this centre tarnishid one of lhe gretest surprises of the cimpaign The. candidates were Mr. Ozanrne iand Mr. . OCrouch~ and the victor of the foramer w's explained at'thea ttax~e not lo nruqle hy the conver qior of the tgajority to the maohine ;oitite of the caucus, aeby the in diflrenga c~ts layed by a large see t?;o' of the cetatry voters. 'At the ap&coaohing olecti-on it"'is confi atally. antigipated that the last de SiZiiof. will be reversed, as?rl that an electoriate which posseases strong gomnreoretl andt agricultural inter-: eeats will in future be repre?ented by = in??h6r capable of gatiing andl cecognising their. national 'import-. inice 'Ciorio. hitherto -'hans never. linie bappy: in: its 'polltica chlioice, sin tiat first accepted, Mri Ozeiu a ln 'o syIti vlia oonptlaecoae' i6f -biloi; hoi ever,, a. candidate. to, its owni lking lihas beo?' scured, and...
"FARMERS' ANNUAL." [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
"FARM1EIRS' ANNUAL." VWe have roccivel from the prop rietore of the "Australhsi;in,' thi "Farriers' Annnal" for 1913i, issuedno from that oflice. It comprises a sories of practical hints on various rural incdustries, such as cropping, dairying, stock-raisingi ffdder,crops. etc., which have been contributed by farmers in various pa-.ts of the State from their- own personal ox periencoes,'upplementedI by articles from the ponll of oport nmembors of hoe staff. Eachl subject is treated from an entirely practical stand. point, and in a plain, simple style, which will comnmeind it;sel to the averago farmier. Tli valne of tho work onhanced by the inclusion of a number of ilingrams of various useful contrivalnces in connection with theo carr~ ing on of primary indusl' iea, by thlenadoption of which rural producers w\puId be saved a. world of tc.oniblo'ind inconvonienco. . ,:.% - .-. ,,
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
FED]ERAL ILEdTC'IONS. i-nomlial annlomidernin t was mimdp. on Weodnesday to the. leent that tho Federal Parlilament .was to tbe dissolved on April .23rd, and that the writs in coinnection wit-h the olection of a now Parliament would be issuted the following day. The nomination, which mnust be signed by not fewer than six per sons entitled to vote at the election, menst he lodged on or before Friday,. May 2nd, and polling day, as prev iousl3 ralnomncod, will be oil May 31st. It is as well, now that. enrol ment is compulsory, that eligible persons should know that no more namles can be adled, to the rolls after the issue of the writs. Having already issued a number of warn Ings, the Commonwealth electoral officilals intend to prosecute all per sons who fail to enrol and to press for a substantial penalty..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
' - clnpean "5 aný - i":ý:i~u.tt ,.t ,"ig Stm""''ý' tv iin I;rcnt t thing In \s·a Il~e ··l : ir · rnYII1rv nud llnae _. ..4.··.I··~ ir t-cut lof. --r- 1c.: o~ let C r; 121 * ~ Ii L. R.W. -E·T ; fFAA WARD O dwets. SEWING MACQB1(NES 3 wbm yw, Ir ot serhlg tIhe I flophnd" (RhIne nl'c SWARD 13203. '13proh.d' ot P'ounlds Its. the3 other3, felight pald to yours.tation. Write to dty - for 333oet .ted Ct.tlog tell lag you all about this nud our tnuuy other styles. tochione of sit matke. teplired, Needles1nd Parts supplied for any Ma0chine. 36-38 ERROL STREET, NORTH MELBOURNE. Ptr Goad S ia FpEIpA O SEWING NACHRE IS& A Good Sewing Machlno Pays for Iteelfl. Don't pay a fenny prloo for your maohinef WVARD DROR. ell direct to you 13 the lowest pea' i tble price-pay freight to 30our statio otnd 3330033330y guarntee thIltr machitne, for 25 years. You can't do better thOf th3.o3-and you b0333 got a better 30uchi3e 0or In3 bor money. Write for Illustroted Catalog0-Pst3 free Mo.3313.e, 03 .3...
AU REVOIR, BUT NOT GOODBYE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
AU .RRVoIR, BUT NOT GOOD BYE. Mr. T. W. O'Shea, Inspector of the States Rivers and Water Commission,. left' Werribee on Monday, 7th inst.,'for Rochester to take charge of the reinforced concrete and Monier pipe bridge aver the Campaspe and Billa bong near Strathallan siding, Rochester, Mr. O'Shea had charge of connecting up all the channels for some 8 or 9 miles out from Werribee and acquitted himself with credit to the State Rivers and Water Commission and honor to himself. He has now left us and we. wish him every success' in:his new depart ment-The Public Works De partment-and we feel sure he wvill do in the"- future as he has done in the past,, '-nder a good account of himself. He is leaRing:he?oswit?l.hetbest .w ishes of 'all he came-.in contact with, and the wonde;" is.. why a man of his experience-is allowed to go from a district, where 'irrigation is only in its infancy. He left Werribee on Monday morning, 7th instant, and at the railway station was met by Messrs. McCarthy, ...
PEARSON, ROWE, SMITH & CO'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
PEARSON, ROWE; SM31LL & USoo RIEPO?R p,. [Meesrs. 'erson, lrowc, Smith, nnl Co. solil-;l19, "lees Bros., M[ount Franklyn- erossbred i1/7, lmerino 14I/0, ecronblred owes 20/, 17/, and. 1s/8 , merino owes 12/0 and 11/1 21;1 Serosobrelds, [rs. 0. i[aclrodl, Taliskor -wotlchers 17/8 anl 17/, owes to 15/16; 207 erossbred, A. l)ehnert, Iernhill; 205 wetlers, Melbourno and MIetropo litall Board of \Works, Me?ropolitan. "arm-crosslreds 10/0, lerinos 15/8; 200 crossbred, GCo. IIIll, Avondale, 17/7, 200 crossbred, Nhill, to 20/; 101 merino, KaulvaR ; 121 crossbredl, .Ilohll OMason, Alton Vale; 11 noerinoes, Dun. kelnd; 112 crossbred, 11. T. Glasseock, O'l Mitonoloith, to 15/8: 112 crossbredi and merino owes, C. I. Caint, Cra bourne, 15/7 to 10/0; 112 crossbredl * owa, Chas. Baxter, Carvoe, 14/9 and 1:1/11; 10(9 crossbredl, A. T. 11. Bonr, Tiverton, Canary Tsland, to 21/1, av eraging 20/5; 108 crossbreds, N. Ir win, iMalnmsbury-wethers 21/1, Owen 18/3; 104 crosabrod, A. B. Simpsooo, i ...
A SUNDAY SURPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
A SUNDAY SURnPISE. It was Sllndly afternoon, iand thb. curate, calling unexpectedly to vislt a member of llis lock, found hin oult -in two senses. The gentleman's young son cunice to the door, and annoulnced his father's absence. "Hle's gong to the golf club," said he, casnulnly,, nod then, rending, perhaps, some shade of illn. approval III the parson's eyes, lie ex tenuated thus : "H-c's not gone to p|lay golf, you ktlow, not on It Siiun day ; only to drink beer and have a gnme of cards." Having thus cleared his ft tlher's chanrncter, lie shut the door on .the dumlfou nded cleric. Therere nre no forests Il Uthilna. ''"hy Jove I ctame awn') fronm home this morning without it penny in my pocket I" "What tmade you do ni thing like thut 7" "I don'l know. But I guess my 'ife ihad it hanl In it.t Health Hlint :-When ordered to hold up your -hands by an armed rabber, do no. 1369,
WERRIBEE COURSING CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
WERRIBEE COURSING CLUB ,The first meeting of the above club for the present season will be" held next Monday, (Eight Hours Day.) Thirty two nomina tion were called for, but owing to the dry weather interferring with the training of the dogs, only 24 nominations were re ceived. The.prize money is as follows :- Winner £25 ; runner up £13; third dog £6 and three dogs at £2 each. RESULT OF DRAW. Master Kruger v' Alphington Lass Sail On v Good Coin Sour Grapes v Kyarra ; Tarleen v SenatorII; Diana's Daughter v British Tar ; British Lassie v Gold Pin; Simple Mary v Two J's; Lady Kruger. v My.tia Lady; Rattle drum ,v Go Canny ; Glendella v Miss K.lvin ; Pinewood v Guy Fa.wkes; Quaker Girl v Snow Flake IL As Sir John Fuller -will be the guest of Mr. and Mrs; G. T. Chirnside for the week end, it is more than " .probable that the vice-regal party will be interested; spectators at the meeting. Liincheon may be procured on the ground and cards will also be available at the usual price. Every me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
Bigg Bargains in ;: me carry very. fu} Stacks, in a1 lines o£ Meses'. and. Wonroens' FOOTWElil( from the chleapesf Worth your while to buy, to the spcmesofte et~' iaig aauatue Orprcs r oa tye'a¢rýtt aYur metti8sdq are right--tee deserve. };our Trzade for a11,thes reasous and youl'll; become a perman~ent Cus- tome; of our Store from the'firsý purchlase yodu muake. The vaiue we give assume thls-and b ere are a few proof i~i.support.. %I"" T YZ A CK CC}2, `'` Tl c orne"' A N N O N C E M E N The, W~r- .e, Farrs Co~soperative; Society, NATION~ioru~.A STREET, 00t Beg: to, annpuilcc, tjll3t they. have, re: ýglý}mpneec; Ihusicss.in their;uour). I , pxet}ýises. qow4, qs the, (Opposqite;: old; preemises.), Biehysg Baergain ~ins ogi,ý-hvn~r-eoolsit We an carr Gooer ' of tsia finenset , gand.Wom (AlfI., OII Wtk;A" A'" 937,EST. PRICES.), CrR5ocRIE;t , ;, HIHDtDA~~~, PRUDUQE;I irlC IITHI·NR 4EQU1SI'91S; CirEOGE FARn1l-lEnj S, 11,MS, au 3d. IAC)ON; Etc. IG . ý FR; PICFE; G jTEN FOIE GL: PRODUCE 4(...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
Scovell and Spurling, TI-E CORNER, II OO1rBORAY, Have landed a lovely stock of NEW SPRING GOODS. SPRING SUITINGS from 42s. BOATERS, latest shapos, 3s 6d to 6s 6d. S.. NEW. S BOXER -. ... w rAsIIO-IrnTs12 o0diff erent styles. SWEATERS to button close at neck. -S TENNIS "SHIRTS for warm weather. TIES, SOCKS, BRACES, and Cverything a man wants to wear at THE RIGQlT PRICE. 1,500 Ties at 9d., worth Is. and is 6d., to prove we are THE TIE KINGS. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. ---:o:--T The Racecourse Hotel. ??ERRIIBEE. IRST-CLASS Accomodation for Travellers and Visitors at this Old established Hotel, which is replete with every convenience, and the many facilities offered therein for the comfort of the General Public will 1e duly appreciated. The choicest and best brands of Wines, Ales and Spirits are kept at this establishment. FISHING AND SHOOTING. BUGGIES AND HORSES ON HIRE E. I BANEES, Proprietress. BRUNNING'S SEEDS. LEADS THE WAY FOR Quality, Purity and Germination. Horticultural, Sundries : ...
FOOTBALL. LAVERTON CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
- .Eoo.TBALLp; T?he: L"nierton, footbhaIl clp:, wfill! open; the jts season on, aturday nyxtt when t?. matchI has: been, arrangedl with, the 'Badtery. United, 'F.r O.0 Wjllianistoy n at Layerton,, Intending. players.: for -Laverton,. are requested .to .roll up, and bh on the groupcl :near the Railway Station, not: later 'than. 2,4, pi1 wjltgt, the, teai, wtl; be selecitedd
THE Werribee Shire Banner. WERRIBEE, THURSDAY, APRIL 17 [Newspaper Article] — Werribee Shire Banner — 17 April 1913
THa Werribke Shire Banner. WERItBElP. THURSDAY, APRIL 17 Messrs. Henry- and. Kynaston, representatives, of the Inde pendent Workers' Association;. :endeavored to. address a public meeting in the Werribee Mecha ics'" Hall last evening., The meeting was very. antagonistic, a continual fire. of interruptions being kept, up, by a contingent of oppositionists froom the metropo lis. MIr. Caley,e one of the broadest minded Laborites in this or any other district, endeavoured to "pour oil on the. troubled waters," and asked for a fiiir hearing for the speakers, but his effort was unavailing, The. v.isi tars were determined that the speakers would not, get a. fair hearing, and they were. succes ful. Last night's meeting plainly shows what the Laborites will do should the referenda be carried. Some of the most noisiest inter jectors,were mere youths and' we very much, dopubt if they are old: enough to be on the roll. We know the Werribee district far mer is very, apathetic touching the welfar...